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Perfectionism makes even the smartest business owners get in their own way, which is why the Perfectionism Project is a podcast full of perfectionism advice for entrepreneurs. Your host is Sam Laura Brown, perfectionism coach and founder of Perfectionists Getting Sh*t Done. With her conversational podcast episodes and relatable stories, Sam will motivate you to get out of your own way and help you feel less alone as you navigate the ups and downs of business. Filled with practical advice, this podcast is for entrepreneurs of any kind who are ready to skyrocket their productivity levels and stop holding themselves back. Subscribe today to discover how to overcome perfectionism, escape the all-or-nothing mindset and stop procrastinating so you can become more productive and build a successful business. For even more perfectionism advice to help you with your business, follow Sam on Instagram @perfectionismproject or sign up for Perfectionists Getting Sh*t Done at samlaurabrown.com/pgsd.

Perfectionism makes even the smartest business owners get in their own way, which is why the Perfectionism Project is a podcast full of perfectionism advice for entrepreneurs. Your host is Sam Laura Brown, perfectionism coach and founder of Perfectionists Getting Sh*t Done. With her conversational podcast episodes and relatable stories, Sam will motivate you to get out of your own way and help you feel less alone as you navigate the ups and downs of business. Filled with practical advice, this podcast is for entrepreneurs of any kind who are ready to skyrocket their productivity levels and stop holding themselves back. Subscribe today to discover how to overcome perfectionism, escape the all-or-nothing mindset and stop procrastinating so you can become more productive and build a successful business. For even more perfectionism advice to help you with your business, follow Sam on Instagram @perfectionismproject or sign up for Perfectionists Getting Sh*t Done at samlaurabrown.com/pgsd.

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Australia

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Perfectionism makes even the smartest business owners get in their own way, which is why the Perfectionism Project is a podcast full of perfectionism advice for entrepreneurs. Your host is Sam Laura Brown, perfectionism coach and founder of Perfectionists Getting Sh*t Done. With her conversational podcast episodes and relatable stories, Sam will motivate you to get out of your own way and help you feel less alone as you navigate the ups and downs of business. Filled with practical advice, this podcast is for entrepreneurs of any kind who are ready to skyrocket their productivity levels and stop holding themselves back. Subscribe today to discover how to overcome perfectionism, escape the all-or-nothing mindset and stop procrastinating so you can become more productive and build a successful business. For even more perfectionism advice to help you with your business, follow Sam on Instagram @perfectionismproject or sign up for Perfectionists Getting Sh*t Done at samlaurabrown.com/pgsd.

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English


Episodes

Ep 350: How To Get On Top Of Your Life Admin + Never Fall Behind Again

8/14/2022
Perfectionists often struggle with life admin tasks. There always seems to be something to clean, fix or take care of in our day-to-day lives - tasks that won’t take too long to do individually, but seem never-ending. If you feel like your life admin tasks are never-ending loose ends, this episode is going to help! I share about my experiences around feeling behind on my life admin, discovering I was using my life admin loose ends against myself, and the specific changes I’m making to my...

Duration:00:34:02

Ep 349: When To Say No To A Business Opportunity + How To Do It Without Being Rude

8/7/2022
In this episode I want to talk to you about why it’s ok to say no to a business opportunity (especially when you’ve already said yes). Saying no can feel awkward for perfectionist business owners - we often think we need to follow through with an opportunity that isn’t a good fit because we already said yes. But there are times when an opportunity isn’t right for you and your stage of business. When that happens, your growth will come from clearly saying no. And you can do it without being...

Duration:00:43:15

PGSD Enrollment Closes In 24 Hours: Last Chance To Sign Up

8/1/2022
The doors to Perfectionists Getting Shit Done are closing in 24 hours, at 11:59pm New York Time on 2 August. In case you didn’t know, PGSD is my group coaching program for perfectionists who are building businesses. And it will have you planning properly and getting out of your own way. You can find out more and sign up at samlaurabrown.com/pgsd. If you have any questions about PGSD, I recommend listening to the last episode I published where I’m answering questions about PGSD or emailing...

Duration:01:15:01

Special Announcement: PGSD Is Open For Enrollment + Answering Your Questions About PGSD

7/29/2022
The doors to Perfectionists Getting Shit Done are now OPEN. PGSD is my group coaching program for perfectionists who are building businesses. And it will have you planning properly and getting out of your own way. Click here to sign up for Perfectionists Getting Shit Done: samlaurabrown.com/pgsd What you get inside PGSD… On demand access to the PGSD Process (Power Planning is Module 2)Live group coaching calls every week, alwaysAccess to the PGSD Private Podcast (for call replays, the...

Duration:01:15:08

Ep 348: [CLEAN REST SERIES] How My Clean Rest Practice Has Evolved + What I Do When I’m Resting

7/26/2022
I first experimented with clean rest in the summer of 2014 (even though I didn’t have a name for it at the time). I returned to clean rest in 2018 because I knew things had to change. I was tired of burning out every time I had a major promotion or launch going on. Now, clean rest is the backbone of my business and its success. Clean rest is what grounds me AND gives me the courage to put myself - and my ideas - out into the world (even when they’re not perfect). And it’s the reason I...

Duration:00:59:12

Ep 347: [CLEAN REST SERIES] What Counts As Clean Rest + What Doesn't

7/24/2022
There’s something that every perfectionist needs to know about clean rest: Clean rest that doesn’t feel restorative is STILL clean rest. Sometimes clean rest will have you feeling energised, recharged, peaceful, present and inspired. Other times you’ll feel bored and restless. And that’s ok because feeling ‘good’ isn’t what defines time off your business as clean rest. And because you’re a human being (we’re not designed to feel happy 24/7). Learning to have your own back, regardless of...

Duration:00:58:27

Ep 346: [CLEAN REST SERIES] Practical Advice To Help You Plan Out + Honour Your Clean Rest

7/22/2022
In the previous episode of my clean rest series, I talked about how working from a to-do list makes it hard to get clean rest. So what should you do instead? Where does clean rest go in your calendar and how much of it do you need? And how do you rest when you’ve planned, so you honour your rest? I answer these questions and give you practical advice in today’s episode. If you’re wondering how to plan out your clean rest properly each week, listen in. In This Episode You’ll Learn: How...

Duration:00:51:33

Ep 345: [CLEAN REST SERIES] 5 Reasons You Don’t Get Enough Clean Rest When You're Working From A To-Do List

7/20/2022
We perfectionists LOVE a good to-do list… But working from a to-do list makes it really challenging to get enough clean rest - even if you’re making a real effort to have more work-life balance. And I share the five reasons why - and helpful examples for each reason - in this second episode of my clean rest series. If you only get a break from your business when you’re busy recovering from burnout, this clean rest series - and today’s episode in particular - is going to be insanely...

Duration:00:49:35

Ep 344: [CLEAN REST SERIES] Clean Rest Basics + Why It's Essential For Perfectionists

7/18/2022
If you’re sick of being behind in your business (even though you’re doing ALL the things), this episode is for you. I explain what clean rest is (i.e. resting without guilt) and why it’s essential for perfectionists. It may not feel like it, but clean rest will help you work better and build a better business (with less overwhelm, less procrastination and less burnout). You’ll have plenty of clean rest scheduled in your calendar when you’re planning properly as a perfectionist. All that...

Duration:00:52:39

Ep 343: My Growth Goal Quarterly Review For Q2 2022

7/10/2022
In today’s episode, I share a chatty Growth Goal update for Quarter 2 of 2022. In quarter 2 we made about half of what we made in quarter 1 and had a “failed” launch BUT this was by far my favourite quarter. Tune in to learn exactly why plus why I felt resistant to recording this episode, my biggest lessons from the quarter, what didn’t work and how much money the business made. In This Episode You’ll Learn: What my goal is for 2022 and how I’ve broken my quarterly milestones downWhy I...

Duration:01:04:31

Ep 342: How To Plan Properly As A Perfectionist Using Power Planning

7/3/2022
Note: This episode is the audio version of my new video series How To Plan Properly As A Perfectionist. Watch the video series HERE. When perfectionists follow the same planning advice as everyone else, we get in our way. That’s why the first step in the PGSD Process is making the Three Month Commitment to practice Power Planning. Power Planning covers everything perfectionists must do to plan properly. It’s a simple 3 step process that anyone can learn, and I walk you through it in...

Duration:01:23:36

Ep 341: How I Grew My Podcast To 2 Million Downloads Without Following The Rules

6/26/2022
I hadn’t thought to do an episode on how I built my podcast until my friend Alexander James (who I interviewed in Episode 340) started asking for the details. So I thought that I’d record an episode on how I built my podcast to 2 million downloads without following industry best practices. This episode is about podcasting AND it’s about how you can be successful even when you’re not doing things the same way as everyone else in your industry - no matter what you’re working on. If you feel...

Duration:01:03:15

Ep 340: The Secret To Creating Emotional Safety No Matter The Circumstance with Alexander James

6/19/2022
In this episode I’m interviewing my friend and fellow coach Alexander James. I met Alexander through Stacey Boehman’s 200K Mastermind and knew that I needed to share his energy and his wisdom on this podcast. Alexander is a life coach that works with the deep subconscious and I know you’re going to get a lot from what Alexander shares in this episode. We talk about how to create emotional safety and develop self-trust - as well as all of the practical ways to do that. Everything we talk...

Duration:01:23:00

Ep 339: Planned Profit Loss + How To Feel Safe When Money Isn't Flowing In

6/12/2022
In this episode I want to talk to you about planned profit loss and how to feel safe when money ISN’T flowing in. When it comes to the entrepreneurial world, we see so many examples of people who are doubling, tripling and quadrupling their revenue year after year - and this creates the expectation that many should always be flowing in. And that certainly hasn’t been the reality for me! So in the episode I want to share a breakdown of my revenue growth over the years so that you can see...

Duration:01:03:40

Ep 338: Getting Your Work Done Early + Easily (Part 3: Launch Period)

6/5/2022
Every day during the most recent PGSD launch, I recorded a little snippet for the podcast. This episode is a compilation of those snippets, with me checking the launch sign up numbers ‘live’, sharing my raw reactions as well as what we did when the sign up numbers were NOT where we expected them to be. I also share how I kept myself out of shame and panic AND a full launch debrief with my biggest lessons too. In case you missed the first episode in this three part series (Episode 336),...

Duration:03:06:15

Ep 337: Getting Your Work Done Early + Easily (Part 2: Pre-Launch Period)

5/29/2022
This episode is the second part in a three part series on how to get your work done early and easily. In this episode I share how I navigated the weeks AFTER all the content for the most recent PGSD launch was complete (but before the launch began). Getting comfortable with this ‘limbo’ period was an important part of becoming someone who gets shit done early. And I share all the behind the scenes of that in today’s episode. In case you missed the first episode in the series (Episode 336),...

Duration:02:03:21

Ep 336: Getting Your Work Done Early + Easily (Part 1: Content Creation)

5/22/2022
If you hate that you’re always leaving important tasks until the last minute, I want to invite you to listen to today’s podcast episode. It’s the first in a three part series where I share all of the behind the scenes perfectionism work I needed to do during the most recent PGSD launch to get all the content created early (and easily). Creating the most recent PGSD launch was a profound experience for me. I had to learn, and unlearn, a lot about myself. It was an exercise in releasing my...

Duration:01:52:42

Ep 335: How I’m Using Power Planning + Human Design To Find My Work Rhythm

5/15/2022
When it comes to finding our work rhythms, perfectionist business owners tend to look at the rules and how other people are doing things. We sometimes ignore our own intuition and wisdom - an important part of discovering what works best for us. To illustrate how this process could look like, I’m chatting about what my work rhythm is evolving into as I learn more about myself from using Power Planning, the tools inside PGSD, and Human Design. If you’ve been in a work rhythm that hasn’t been...

Duration:00:37:35

Ep 334: 5 Steps To Creating Your Self-Coaching Curriculum

5/8/2022
Have you ever felt like your self-coaching sessions aren’t a productive use of your time? Or that you don’t know what to submit for coaching on inside PGSD - even though you know there’s plenty of work to do on your perfectionism handbrake? This episode will help! In this episode, I’m sharing what a quarterly self-coaching curriculum is, why you need one and the 5 steps to creating one. In This Episode You’ll Learn: What self-coaching is and how it will help you release your perfectionism...

Duration:00:49:21

Ep 333: Your First Six Weeks Of Power Planning with Erin, Naomi and Estelle

4/30/2022
Erin, Naomi and Estelle signed up for PGSD in January 2022. They knew that they needed to get out of their own way in their businesses. And they knew that planning properly as a perfectionist was the first step… Erin is a copywriter who was spending an embarrassing amount (those are her words!) on courses, coaches and marketing advice only to self-sabotage when it came time to pitch herself. Naomi is a website designer and developer who was creating vague goals and plans (and endless to-do...

Duration:01:15:06